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Synonyms of sockeye

Noun


1. red salmon, sockeye, sockeye salmon, salmon

usage: fatty red flesh of salmon of Pacific coast and rivers

2. sockeye, sockeye salmon, red salmon, blueback salmon, Oncorhynchus nerka, salmon

usage: small salmon with red flesh; found in rivers and tributaries of the northern Pacific and valued as food; adults die after spawning

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